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Table 2 Risk factors distribution among intussusception incident cases included in the overall study cohort (2002–2012)

From: Intussusception hospitalizations incidence in the pediatric population in Italy: a nationwide cross-sectional study

  No. %
Total (at least one risk factor) 291  
 Inflamed appendix 102 35.1
 Gastroenteritis 129 44.3
 Cystic fibrosis 5 1.7
 Hirschsprung disease 2 0.7
 Reduplication/intestinal duplication 1 0.3
 Lymphoma 3 1.0
 Intestinal tumor 6 2.1
 Henoch-Schönlein purpura 28 9.6
 Meckel diverticulum 2 0.7
 Intestinal polyps (benign tumor) 3 1.0
 Peutz-Jeghers syndrome 4 1.4
 Nephrotic syndrome 6 2.1
 Kawasaki disease 2 0.7
 Ectopic pancreas in ileum 1 0.3
 Hemolytic-uremic syndrome 1 0.3